capital of Greece


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Noun1.capital of Greece - the capital and largest city of Greececapital of Greece - the capital and largest city of Greece; named after Athena (its patron goddess); "in the 5th century BC ancient Athens was the world's most powerful and civilized city"
Parthenon - the main temple of the goddess Athena; built on the acropolis in Athens more than 400 years B.C.; example of Doric architecture
Ellas, Greece, Hellenic Republic - a republic in southeastern Europe on the southern part of the Balkan peninsula; known for grapes and olives and olive oil
Areopagus - a hill to the to the west of the Athenian acropolis where met the highest governmental council of ancient Athens and later a judicial court
Dipylon, Dipylon gate - a gateway to the west of ancient Athens near which a distinctive style of pottery has been found
Athenian - a resident of Athens
Plato - ancient Athenian philosopher; pupil of Socrates; teacher of Aristotle (428-347 BC)
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The festival is a premier cultural event in the capital of Greece, and it is the first and longest-running international festival of photography and related media in Greece, and one of the five oldest of its kind in the world.
Aegean Airline has recently started its first commercial flight from Athens, the capital of Greece to Abu Dhabi International Airport.
There is a school flag parade in every town and village and a big armed forces parade in Athens, the capital of Greece, on this day.